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will not furlough foreigners, though, who work on u.s. bases around the world. only american employees, why is that? >> reporter: well, that is right, wolf, places like japan, where the u.s. military has a significant presence, what they face is in some cases, it is the local government that pays the workers. so the furlough does no good. or they would have to open up the government to government agreement that governs these facilities. and that would take some time. so they just are not going to furlough the u.s. workers overseas. >> barbara star, how will the budget cuts be implemented if no deal is struck to head them off over the week. cnn's tom foreman has more. >> reporter: you know it is puzzling, wolf, because nobody in washington seems to know how it will really work. we're getting an idea, not just because there will be 10% cuts across the agencies that the impact will be felt by people. but more importantly, the way the cuts will probably be administered, probably, because we don't know how any given department will be able to handle it. let's talk about a department that doesn't exist,
, log onto cbsbaltimore.com. and look for this story under the news section. >>> well, u.s. lawmakers once again visit the maryland man held for years inside a prison in cuba. diplomatic efforts to get alan gross free continues. a seven-member delegation led by patrick layy. gross has been held since 2009. he is accused of spying. lawyers say he was simply bringing communication equipment to cuba's small jewish population. >>> former illinois congressman, jesse jackson, jr., could be facing years in prison. danielle nottingham reports. he could get years in prison. >> reporter: former congressman jesse jackson, jr., left a courthouse in washington, after admitting he spent more than $700,000 in campaign funds on permanent items. >> did you say you're sorry you let everybody down? >> i'm sorry i let everyone down. >> reporter: jackson spent $43,000 on a rolex watch. $9,000 on furniture. and more than $5,000 on expensive clothe clothes. his wife sandra was also in court wednesday. facing her own charge of filing false income tax returns.
lengths that he concealed his use of performance enhancing drug and defrauded his major sponsor, the u.s. postal service and armstrong and the postal service riding team violated their agreement using the drugs. more coming up in the next half- hour. >>> a new bge rate increase takes effect today. so pay attention to the bill. the maryland public service commission has granted 65% of the utility's requested increase for electric and gas rates for average electricity customers the bills will go up $3 a month and gas customers under $3 every month. bge is saying the expenses will be used to updated the utility's aging infrastructure? >> there fact is that -- baltimore is no different than any other city in the mid atlantic or the next. we have a lot of infrastructure that is aging. we can see it with bridges and tunnels and water and sewer systems. we're no different. we need to continue to invest and reinvest in the system. to keep up and modernize the system. that takes investment. >> reporter: bge says with the new increase customer's bills will typ
department cuts, according to this forced budget plan cut. just for some perspective, the u.s. is going to spend $88 billion this year, this year in afghanistan. we're going to have much more on this part of the story coming up later, barbara. thanks very much into here in washington, president obama is doing an end around the national press today. he's taking questions from local tv stations, blaming congress for doing nothing to avoid these forced spending cuts scheduled to take effect in just nine days. so what kind of cuts is the president willing to take? jim acosta confronted the white house press secretary today with that question. jim is joining us now. how did it go? >> reporter: wolf, here we go again. the white house and congress move one day closer to the massive forced spending cuts that go into effect at the end of next week. and even though they both agree it's a problem, they are both busy blaming each other to fix it. the white house sounding the alarm. poor children will be tossed out of classrooms, health services will be slashed, border security will be compromised a
. >>> and honor black history month the u.s. postal service is unveiling two new stamps. a dedication ceremony is planned for this morning at the lewis museum in baltimore. >>> changes are coming to m and t stank bade yum. the -- m&t bank stadium. the baltimore ravens are holding a news conference this afternoon. >>> the olympics could be in baltimore in 2024. at least the city was invited to place a bid. that would be pretty exciting. the u.s. olympic committee sent letters to 35 cities to gauge their interest in hosting the summer games. the mayor was excited about the letter but says it is way too early to decide what to do. charm city has pursued a joint bid with d.c. in the past and atlanta was the last u.s. city to host summer games and that was back in 1996. >>> news time now 5:47 and some good news in the fight against obesity. new numbers show the amount of calories kids and teens are eating have dropped slightly. it's the first decline though in more than 40 years. the report shows is decrease in suappear to be driving that spend. also a slight dip in the amount of calories american
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and what it means for u.s. international security tonight on "world news" and "nightline." >>> meanwhile, back here at home, new details about a potential motive in the newtown, connecticut, school shooting. adam lanza may have been competing with another serial killer. "the hartford courant" newspaper found articles about the killing spree in norway, who bombed buildings at a youth camp, killing 77 people. the investigation is still ongoing. any theory is still specktive. >>> and new information on what left the carnival cruise ship stranded in the gulf of mexico last week. the coast guard now blames a leak in a pipeline that connects a fuel tank to one of the ship's engines. investigators say oil dripped on a hot surface and caught fire. >>> in business news. a potential megamerger. office max and office depot, are talking about a merger. struggle to compete against staples and other big retailers, like costco. >>> and finally, talk about the most remarkable special delivery. the odds are 1 in 70 million. a woman in texas has given birth to two sets of identical twins on the same day,
. >> thank you. >>> there's a chance the 2024 summer olympics could be coming to baltimore. right now the u.s. olympic committee is looking for potential sites. according to the baltimore sun the committee is showing interest in 35 cities nationwide including charm city. baltimore made an unsuccessful bid to cohost the 2012 summer olympics. >>> ravens fans should be repaired to dig a little deeper into their pockets to see a game. ticket prices are going up 10%. it's the first time they've raised in 4 years and say it's in no way related to their sub -- super bowl win. >>> new details are released about an explosion in kansas city. the latest coming up. >> the sill ver lining play book, did you love the movie? find out how you can own a piece of the oscar-nominated film. >> a mixture of sun and clouds. meteorologist beltway will be et -- meteorologist bernadette woods will be back with our first warning weather forecast. >>> wjz will continue with don scott, jessica kartalija marty bass >>> it's mostly cloudy, 32 degrees in central maryland. your complete first warning weather forecast is co
, days before she was due back in the u.s. she was discovered on february 2nd. she was bludgeoned over the head. no arrests have been made. her funeral will be held in a staten island church where the mother of two and her husband were married. >>> the neighborhood watch volunteer charged with killing a florida teen could have his time reduced. george zimmerman pleaded not guilty and said he acted in self-defense when he shot 17-year-old trayvon martin. his lawyers want immunity saying the case falls under the stand-your-ground law in florida. the judge might consider hearing that argument when the case goes to trial june. >>> shock in argentina when a woman marries the man convicted of killing her twin sister. her twin sister was killed in 2010. her boyfriend was convicted of her murder. police had to escort the two from the courthouse while outraged citizens protested. the bride's mother claimed her daughter was mentally unfit to we had and a judge suspended the wedding. the groom is currently serving a 13-year prison sentence. >>> a new twist in the saga of a tennessee congressman's
in the u.s. and canada. >> tickets on sale at 8:00 a.m. show sold out at 8:01. >> you know it. even for a venue as big as m&t? >> absolutely. it's going to be nuts. >> going to go fast. but i do like that new song. >> i think it's a great idea to have it at m&it -- m&t. >>> new hope. the fda approves a first of its kind breast cancer medication. find out what is different about catasilla. >>> traumitize traumatized 4- year-old. starting off not so happy. what triggered this emotional meltdown? >>> rain and milder air coming our way tomorrow. i'll have the exclusive first warning five-day forecast. >>> here's today's cold, cough and flu report. this is dylan right here this is dylan, and this is his big brother hayden. dylan's only five, but he's already been through two surgeries for brain tumors. and he just went through his second round of chemo. and this is their mother, dawn who runs this loving and happy home. she too struggled with tumors. but that doesn't slow her down. her love of family comes first. their dad, phil, works two jobs, repairing copiers, a
be. it doesn't mean that there is no crime here. >> a major milestone for the u.s. military in afghanistan. for the first time since 2007 more than 30 days has passed with no american military deaths. >> meanwhile just eight days away from the automatic and dramatic budget cuts known as the sequester. >> how can there be cuts to the military. >> on our civilians, it will be catastrophic. >>> lance armstrong is refusing to reveal what he knows about doping. the cyclist will not be interviewed under oath. >>> they could become the latest high-tech craze. >> the new google glasses that allow you to snap photos with the blink of an eye. >>> this survivor dug out of the snow after an avalanche in colorado. >>> all that -- >> the second obama term is starting out with bangor two. >> michelle obama's formal portrait. >> a former senator now admitting he had a secret love child with the daughter of another former senator. >> when did the senate become "the jerry springer show?" when did that happen? >> -- on "cbs this morning." >> a woman called 911
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. syrian rebels do not want to go to the meeting because they are frustrated that the u.s. and europe have refused to provide arms and other aid and create a no-fly zone. secretary clinton had proposed that along with defense secretary leon panetta last year, at least proposed arming and training some rebel groups but the president rejected that plan last year. tomorrow, of course, the biggest problem, the biggest obstacle that the new secretary of state, john kerry, will face to getting rid of the assad reg seem russia. will he meet tomorrow in berlin with the russian foreign leader. that's a very big challenge. a visiting tour, nine countries in 11 days. natalie? >> andrea mitchell traveling with the secretary in london this morning. thank you. >>> more legal trouble for the pistorius family this morning as it's revealed the so-called blade runner's older brother is facing vehicular manslaughter charges for the death of a woman in a 2008 auto accident. meanwhile, pistorius awaits his trial for the murder of reeva steenkamp. >>> cuban president raul castro began what he says will be his f
in 50 adults overseas and could be available in the u.s. later this year. they're calling it the bionic eye. that's amazing. >> it is amazing. >> that is one field where some really fantastic strides are being made in terms of vision repair, vision restoration. still a long way to go, depending on the disease, but they're really making great strides. >> it's hard to imagine living and doing without sight. but so many people do it well. but it would be nice to make advances. >> yeah. >> what's going on out there today? >> a lot of weather to talk about. action packed day and weekend here potentially. let's get right to it. this morning looks fine. no issues with the morning commute. just on the cold side with some sunshine. 37 now at reagan national. 32 boston. 30 columbus. we're going to warm up into the low 50s today. don't be fooled. when you get a one-day warmup and cold air behind the frontal system arriving later this afternoon and tonight. morning satellite and radar looks fine. nice and quiet at the moment. partly sunny here for the next couple of hours, then the clouds will roll
. they have stolen blueprints from the u.s. to make identical products for identical -- plants for identical products. >> next to a nuclear weapon, a cyber attack on the united states would be the most dangerous thing that could happen. >> reporter: but the dangers posed by cyber attacks also carry potential rewards for maryland. >> for creating jobs and creating opportunities, by meeting the threats that come to our nation from criminal elements. and also, sponsored by other states. >> reporter: with so many agencies in or near maryland, new businesses like key w have sprung up. >> our largest base is the intelligence community. >> reporter: more than computers, can crash. >> cyber event can cause the same type of damage that a bomb does. >> by ordering machines like generators to malfunction and self destruct. >> we've got to be ready here, in case something like that unleashes on our electric grid. on our water system. on our finance. on our healthcare. >> reporter: a target-rich environment will take at least 30,000 new cyber warriors
in the u.s. >>> heated words today over the proposed gas tax. maryland house republicans say the state needs better management of transportation revenues, not more taxes. senate president mike hiller responded by calling them neanderthals in terms of their thinking. the bill would put a 3% tax on a gallon of gas. miller's proposal would make it harder to use in other budget holes. >>> well, it sounds like a hollywood action film. but for police in belgium, the robbery of millions of dollars in diamonds from a plane is very real. venita neyer -- vinita nair reports for wjz. >> workerless placing concrete barriers at brussels international airport, after a massive diamond heist. investigators say eight masked gunmen, dressed like police officers, broke through the fence monday night and drove two cars onto the tarmac. the men snatched an estimated $50 million worth of diamonds from the cargo hold of a plane, scheduled to fly to switzerland. >> the operation at the airport has tan exactly three minutes. so this was a very quick hit ask run. very well
is considered armed and dangerous. >>> afghanistan's president gives u.s. special forces 2 weeks to leave a key battleground. the deadline comes amid acquisitions that afghans working for u.s. troops tortured and killed innocent people. the decision could further complicate the talks between u.s. and afghanistan. >>> after the school tragedy in newtown, connecticut donations toys and gifts poured in from around the world. now more than 2 months after the deadly shooting families have a chance to take home some tokens of support. >> whether it's a race car or a pop star heartthrob -- >> justin bieber doll. >> it's christmas in february for the children of sandy hook in newtown lining up for a much deserved grab bag of gifts laid out for the taking. >> it's special that we're here and that everyone donated these for us. >> what happened was unprecedented. toys and presents by the truckload pouring into the community as outsiders did what they could to comfort those so close to tragedy. >> it's not just a toy it's everyone in the world wanting to be a part of the healing process. >> 60,000 were s
that tails ahead of it. we have a lot of rain in the southern u.s. and with a low developing a combination of rain or snow. we were involved in that rain this morning but they are getting additional snow in new england from that storm. there is more waiting in the wings. but what happened today? yesterday erp stuck around freezing all day long. today erp at 45 for the high. the low was 32 degrees and we're still in the 40's right now. how much rain fell today? >> .12 of an inch and .t 9 yesterday. that got us up to 5 inches for the year. we're below average for the season but not a serious deficit so far. and no snow. >> 45 degrees east. on the board walk 47. 43 frederick. in the 30's out in far western maryland. so the temperatures are fairly well and evenly distributed around the area. not extremely cold air coming in blind this system. you see part two of the storm and what is left of that big snow that fell out in the plain states. here is the coastal development that will push some moisture up into new england, part of which will be snow. but we're in the drier air. we have a pretty g
. >>> including that merger, american airlines and u.s. airways announces a massive merger to become the world's biggest airline. it will affect everyone who flies. >>> and we're going to have the latest on the bumpy ride for chuck hagel on capitol hill, as key senators delay the confirmation vote on his nomination of defense secretary. there's been heated hears on whether or not to approve him. >>> and jenny mccarthy defending her cousin, melissa mccarthy, on the critic who savaged melissa on his review of "identity thief." >> coming down on the worst kind of commentary. >> that's coming up. >>> let's get to the breaking news out of south africa. the double-amputee sprinter, oscar pistorius, who captured so many hearts at the london olympics has been charged with murdering his model girlfriend. she was shot four times with his gun in his home. and abc's lama hasan has the latest. good morning, lama. >> good morning to you, george. oscar pistorius is appearing in a south african court right now, being charged with the murder of his girlfriend. police confirms there's no reports of false entry
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people are on board the boat. american airlines and u.s. airlines make their merger official. it will be announced they will keep the american airlines named bill will be run by the ceo of u.s. airlines. >> now weather and traffic together on the 1's. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. a handful of accidents out there. some slick spots to watch for. we have two left lanes closed on 895. another problem on westbound 100 near telegraph. watch for a crash near ritchie highway. there could be delays on pulaski highway near edgewood. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> good morning. some slipping and sliding it does not surprise me. we have dipped below freezing. 30 in cockeysville. keep that in mind when you drop the kids off this morning. partly to mostly sunny this afternoon with a high temperature near 45. >> 32 degrees at the airport. valentine's day is here. >> charm city is a good place to singles.inglr >> a merger deal could mean international mergers could take off next. off next. >> welcome back. 5:15. safely above freezing in the ci
is united in our efforts to avoid the hardship of sequestration. next u.s. senator ben cardin holds a town hall style meeting monday with employees at the social security administration headquarters in woodlawn. most are in danger of possibly being furloughed and were hoping for good news from the senator. >> we have had some assurances we will probably not have of furlough. >> according to the white house, congress -- if congress does not work out a deal by friday, maryland stands to get hit in five main areas, including the military law enforcement, education, public health, job training and child care, and the environment. >> i know you cannot avoid people losing income or their jobs. that is going to happen. >> senator carden seems to feel that a deal will not come by friday, but furloughs and job losses could take more than a month, giving lawmakers a little more time. the cuts for marylanders are among the most harshest in the country. within $40 million could be cut for primary and secondary education. just be a drastic cuts toward infectious disease prevention, and cuts for clean w
are in this situation. >> remember, when it came into port, it was not only meant by the u.s. public health service, coast guard, a few ohfficialofficials, there may be lawyers on board. they have to prove those damages. obviously their trip was interrupted, canceled. they didn't get what they wanted. carnival attempted to give them a full refund of everything they did and what they bought except for the gift shop and the casino and just yesterday they threw in an additional $500 and free cruise ship going ahead. they're trying to do what they can. remember that doing all that actually resulted in chartering 50, 60 buses, one of which broke down in new orleans. it was not a pleasant trip certainly even when they got to shore. >> it certainly added insult to injury with the bus breaking down peter. do you think this affected the cruise industry? >> carnival took a hit last year with the "costa concordia." carnival is the largest cruise line in the world, 75 ship many different brands. what you're going to see are serious discounts in the next two to three months. you know what? th
the world's largest airline as u.s. airlines and america joins forces. tom covers aviation for us, good morning. >> hi. natalie. this is an $11 billion deal and he helps american airlines emerge from chapter 11. 95,000 employees, 637 daily flights. what does it mean for travelers? previous airline mergers often led to higher ticket prices, watch for that. these two carriers expected to operate separately or longer. existing tickets honored and frequent flyer programs for now will replay in separate and this deal will require justice department approval and that could take some time. natalie. >> thank you. >>> the president has declared a state of disaster in southern mississippi after a powerful tornado ripped through hattiesburg earlier this week. officials estimated it could take tens of millions of dollars to repair the destruction left in the twister's path and severely damaged a college campus and hundreds of homes. >>> good news for the economy. fewer americans are on the way to foreclosure. the number of homes being are repossessed dropped 28% january of 2012 and january of this
from port to port so a place like the u.s. east coast is not getting gasoline necessarily as rapid of a pace from the gulf coast because the ships are too expensive to move it. >> reporter: one thing people can do to pay less at the pump is to drive more fuel efficient vehicles. but so far hire gas prices do not seem to be playing into the gas prices. in february the two top vehicles were pickup trucks. >> they're expected to plead guilty to charges they spent more than $700,000 in campaign funds for personal use. jay le vane of our chicago cbs team is live. good morning. >> good morning. what's expect are negotiated plea agreements signed by both jesse and jackie. they're now claiming a troubled marriage. wining and dining a washington restaurant hostess. went to jewelry, furs other personal items including tens of personal items of bruce lee, martin luther king jr. and michael jackson memorabilia. only the congressman is charged with the actual conspiracy. jackson who has been diagnosed with a bipolar disorder considered an insanity defense before it will be
caused the blast just ahead. >> it has been a relatively snow less winter here. other parts of the u.s. are still getting hammered by the snow. a look at the latest mid west storm and how white wonder delayed the first round. >> no real snow on the horizon here. but here's a live look outside. lots of sunshine this morning. the latest weather and traffic from tucker and julie coming up next. we'll be right back. back. land o' lakes spreadable butter with canola oil is made with sweet cream, canola oil and salt. just three simple ingredients. what's in your spread? >>> make being headlines around the nation this morning, no word on what caused a deadly plane crash. happened around 8:00 last night. officials say the small jet was carrying 7 passengers when it ran off the edge of a run way. five people died. two others were hurt. >> kansas city now 6 people remained hospitalized after a gas explosion destroyed a restaurant. yesterday they found one body in the rubble. surveillance video caught the blast on camera. a contracting company caused a leak earlier in the day when a backhoe hit a
george's county has taken three lives including two children. >> only 8 days left before the u.s. economy sustains massive budget cuts, some people say let the sequester happen. i'll have that story coming up. >> the former patients of the dead hopkins ob/gyn involved in the scandal are now lining up to see lawyers. i'm mike schuh a live report next. >> we have a big accident on the topside of the beltway causing a huge delay. we'll take a live look at that delay in just a few. now over to marty. >> the pair normal activity films have a following now. actress catherine newton joins us on coffee with. stay tuned it's the morning edition and we'll be right back. >>> here at the bottom of the hour that's a live look at traffic moving in and out of baltimore city on 95 to the north of that the topside of the beltway things are much worse this morning. sharon will have the latest on that for you marty is over at first warning weather. >> let's take a look at the numbers. the wind has become a steady breeze but without any gusts. 23 right now on tv hill. that's 10 degrees chill ier than this ti
terms in the u.s. >>> lawyers for south african track star oscar pistorius are trying to convince a judge to let him out of court. police told the court the double-amputee runner is a flight risk. >> reporter: they heard dramatic testimony from the case against him. the officer testified he found reeva steenkamp, lying dead at the bottom of the stairs in pistorius's home. the former olympian sobbed as the detective said the 29-year- old mold was wrapped in towels and had three bullet wounds, including one in the head. the double-amputee, known as blade runner, said his girlfriend's death was a tragic accident, that he shot his lover through a closed bathroom door, because he thought she was an intruder. but prosecutors believed the former olympian killed her after a valentine's day argument. they say a witness heard nonstop shouting coming from their home. although the defense later revealed, the witness lived a half mile away. there was also a back-and-forth about two boxes, discovered in pistorius's bedroom. police say they contained needles
france champion concealed his drug use and defrauded the u.s. postal service. it also says armstrong and the team violated their agreement by using the drugs. >>> scott pelley has a preview of what's coming up tonight on the cbs evening news. >>> the washington budget crisis coming in just a week is threatening essential government services. will food safety be compromised? we'll look at that tonight on the cbs evening news. >>> thanks, scott. here's a look at tonight's clog numbers from wall street. we'll >>> a damp, chilly, late february evening. a live look outside. will this just stay as rain? meteorologist tim williams and bob turk are updating the forecast. first, let's go outside with tim, who has his imbrella -- umbrella up. >> definitely damp out here and chilly. but only expecting less than a tenth of inch of sleet or so. that is just enough to keep that winter weather advisory in place. 33 is where we start. rain will taper off by late afternoon. temperature going up to 45. back into the 30s tomorrow night. then we start to see sun
, as they get ready to head into negotiations over the nuclear program with the u.s. and other nations. abc's david muir has just arrived and joins us now from tehran. good morning, david. >> reporter: robin, just to hear your voice, half a world away, enough to make us smile. the whole crew here, behind the camera, welcoming you back, even here in iran. as you mentioned, robin, it's a critical moment here. we're inside this country because u.s. sanctions against this economy have crippled the economy here. and just days away, now, from iran returning to the negotiating table over its nuclear program. as you point out, in a rare move, they've allowed us in to report from the streets of tehran. this is a tenuous time here, just days before iran returns to the nuclear negotiating table with the u.s. and others, since talks collapsed eight months ago. this morning, as we drove through this city of 12 million, it is a city squeezed, not only by the traffic, but by the economic sanctions, led by the u.s. some of the cars clogging these streets, tripling in price. it's groceries, medicine, if you
. >>> and lance armstrong facing a new legal challenge this morning, as well. this one comes from the u.s. government, and it could cost him millions of dollars. we'll explain more about that coming up in a few minutes. >>> plus, if you're a parent, it's likely happened to you. your kids whining and crying about not wanting to go to bed. >> never, never, sawyer. >> one little boy in massachusetts took it a step further. he called 911. mom and dad, i'll show you. coming up, the tale of the tape and what mom had to say. >> that's a good one. >>> you may have tried karaoke singing. we've all had those nights in a bar, at home. chances are, you have never done it inside a taxi. we'll show you, introduce you to the karaoke cab, which has become a big hit. you see why. ♪ >> nice. jenna rocking it out. we'll even give it a whirl ourselves on the plaza. you may want to turn the sound down for that part. >> it's hard to top the rehearsal at 6:00 in the morning on the cold plaza, trying tojio drink. >> there was water. >> you know what i meant. >> coffee -- >> karaoke. >>> we do begin with the wi
questions from the u.s. authorities. why is that? >> the president says this is the most apparent administration in history. other day on the google hangout forum. answering questions about transparency. i have been transparent with just about everything. most of the issues around national security we can't be as open about. then talking about benghazi. all the questions around benghazi have been answered. this is what the said. >> this is the most transparent administration in history there are a handful of issues. mostly around national security. where people have legitimate questions. where they are still concerned about whether or not we have all the information we need. benghazi was good example of that. that was driven by campaign stuff. we have had had more testimony and more paper provided to congress than ever before and congress is sort of running out of things to ask. >> so, in other words, be quiet, shut up, stop asking questions, about there is nothing to see here. move on along, a national security issue. a lot of paper generated on, this really all the answers have
across the u.s. >> sam, thank you. >>> we're going to turn to the carnival cruise ship nightmare. it is finally over. after five days drifting without power in the gulf of mexico, "the triumph" docked in mobile, alabama, overnight, with over 4,000 passengers onboard. we're going to talk to several of them live in a moment. first, let's go to abc's matt gutman. matt, i can only imagine relief when the huge ship behind you hit land. >> reporter: good morning, george. being so close to "the triumph," you get a sense of the scale involved here and the difficulty in towing this city, floating on the sea, 350 miles in the gulf of mexico. but this morning, it's about the end of the ordeal. and the people getting off the ship. those that cheered, who unfurled a banner that read, sweet home alabama. overnight, the sweet taste of terra firma. >> great to be back in america and on land. >> reporter: just before midnight, more than 3,000 passengers stranded for 8 days at sea, began spilling out of the ship. some angry. >> it was degrading. demoralizing. they want to insult us by giving us $5
's no suggestion yet horse meat labelled as beef has reached the u.s. but the struggle for everyone is to be sure the meat you're buying is what the label says it i is. >> that butcher is the type that knows everyone's name and customers trust him a local store. the problem is that kind of service can cost you more and when you're trying to feed a family, every dollar counts. >> kiir simmons, thanks. >>> a special moment in american history is making major waves along san diego's waterfront. alongside the giant kiss statute to explain, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. san diego a big military community. there are many people who think this is incredibly patriotic and others who just plain think it's an eyesore. people have actually resigned over this. a 25 foot 14,000 pound piece of art that is stirring up a plus-size controversy. it is one of history's most iconic images, the photograph taken at the end of world war ii has become larger than life. not everyone likes how literally one artist took that. >> the ultimate in bad taste. >> reporter: stewart johnson's 25 foot statute
. very busy morning. natalie morales is here. >> good morning, everyone. u.s. security firm is pointing the finger directly at the chinese army in 141 cases of computer hacking. american computer securities firm says it has traced the hacking of american and foreign companies plus government agencies to one specific chinese military building on the outskirts of shanghai. china says the charge is groundle groundless. >>> u.s. coast guard says a leak in a fuel oil line was the cause of the fire that left that carnival cruise ship powerless and adrift in the gulf of mexico last week. officials say they do not suspect the leak aboard the triumph to have been caused intentionally. >>> sad new details of country singer mindy mccready's final days. bil she was allowed to leave rehab after 17 hours. her body found shot dead, next to the body of her dog. mcknight said the country singer had threatened suicide after losing custody of one of her sons earlier this month. >>> disappointing news on the employment front for veterans. young americans who served in the military following the september 1
news conference. >>> right now a crippled cruise ship slowly but surely making its way to u.s. port. it's hours away from arriving. how carnival is trying to repay passengers. >>> 6:29. we're keeping a close eye on the roads, ice all over the place. it's causing huge problems. meteorologist tom kierein is on the storm team 4 weather deck. what are you seeing out there? >>> we got wet overnight from the snow that melted on roadways, accumulated on grassy areas, and rain. not only are the roads getting icy but so are the sidewalks. front steps, watch out as you step out your front door. we did get a coating of snow. this photo sent in by one of our viewers, eldersburg, maryland, west of baltimore. looks a lot like this across much of montgomery county into loudoun county, points north and west of washington. about a half inch to an inch of fresh coating of snow on the grassy areas mainly, melting on roadways. now the roadways are freezing up. temperatures near freezing all around montgomery county, most of prince george's, arlington, fairfax, as well. watch out, the roads are slick, so ar
-oil prices. u.s. refinery closings. adding to the problem, opec has cut production by one million barrels a day. and lingering operational problems at oil terminals damaged by super storm sandy. for the average american, this comes at a tough time. most of the country's workers are taking home less pay since the expiration of payroll tax cuts last month. business owners are now feeling the strain, including this new york city taxi driver. >> i find the prices are getting out of control, and the government is not doing anything about it. >> if prices continue to rise, his tacos will be taking a bigger bite out of his customers' wallets. alle're trying but it depends on how high the coast. -- how high it goes. >> aaa expects gas prices to slow but continue to rise through april, when they expect to hit $4 a gallon. tara mergener, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the right smell might make your home sale. jane king has the bloomberg business report. good morning, jane. >> good morning. we have apples stores. google is making plans to make retail stores and they hope to have them open for the holidays. be
. the issue is supply and demand. rising crude-oil prices. u.s. refinery closings. opec has cut production by 1 million barrels a day. lingering operational problems at oil terminals damaged by super storm sandy. this comes at a tough time. most of the country's workers are taking home less pay since the expiration of a payroll tax cuts last month. business owners are now feeling the strain including this new york city taxi driver. >> i find the prices are getting out of control and the government is not doing anything about it. >> if prices continue to rise, his tacos will be taking a bigger bite out of his customers wallet. but it allying depends on how high the coast. >> aaa expects gas prices to slow but continue to rise through april when they expect to hit $4 a gallon. tara mergener, wbal-tv 11 news. >> 5:37. 34 degrees at the airport. could news about the flu. -- good news about flu. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. what is your opinion of a proposal to ban smoking in cars if a child under 7 years of age is on board? you can share y
is could not say why adults are eating less fast food. the u.s. has the largest fast- food industry in the world. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> now weather and traffic together on the 1's. >> good morning. it is a quiet but cold start on this thursday. temperatures in the low 20's with a little bit of a breeze. 25 at martin state airport. it will be quiet and cold this morning. mostly sunny skies this afternoon. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. >> it almost seems we are dealing with bad weather because we have accidents. there is an accident at 795. two left lanes are closed. we have an accident at the inner loop at belair road. traffic is backing up heavily. traffic at a standstill. this is a tractor-trailer accident. on the inner loop, traffic being detoured at white marsh. 95 at the beltway northeast, we have some delays developing. looking pretty good on the north side. an accident on the outer loop at 795. 216, another accident in the laurel region. watch for delays. that is the latest
's girlfriend was an intruder. there was a hacking by the chinese military. the u.s. wants sanctions. china insists that had nothing to do with the cyber attacks. drivers in taxes will start to pay for their accidents in more than one way. the fire department will charge a fee that will be sent to the insurance companies. the new tax will bring in an extra $50,000 a year. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think a fire department should be able to charge insurance companies a fee when they respond to a traffic accident? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> microsoft is counting on its new e-mail service to catapult the company back to the top of the e-mail pile. more than 60 million users have already signed up for the service. previous users will be automatically switched over to outlook by this summer. south west wants to give you movies on demand. a victory for costco workers. jane king has the bloomberg business report. good morning. >> a new contract for costco workers affecting 1
. major war against the cyber u.s. nonzript neighborhood and this 12-story building, the source of thousands of cyber attacks against 141 u.s. companies, spanning 20 industries. according to a new security report confirmed by u.s. intelligence, it is the headquarters of unit 61398, cyber warriors for china's people's liberty. >> the chinese government sapgsing these attacks. >> among the targets of the hackers, america's very infrastructure. >> now our enemies are seeking the ability to sabotage our power grid, our financial institutions, our air traffic control systems. >> reporter: other targets, the news media, including "the new york times," the washington post and wall street journal. and familiar brands like coca cola, facebook. ugly gorilla and dota, according to this instructional video from the computer security firm that did the study. >> we see dota logging in. >> reporter: attackers send deceptive e-mails, tricking users to clicking on a malicious link to a phony website so the hackers can steal confidential files, grabbing them back to shanghai. >> when these compan
at the supermarket. the u.s. department of agriculture says food prices will rise by as much as 3.5% this year. that's nearly double the rate of inflation. the steep rise is blamed on the severe drought that's gripping farmers and cattle ranchers in the nation's midsection. anne-marie? >> ines for ray in new york. thank you, ines. >>> when we return, driving in the fast lane. danica patrick talks about racing into history this sunday at the daytona 500. >>> here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. washington, d.c., rain and 39. atlanta, thunderstorms, 48. st. louis, 38. denver, 39 the high. seattle, a lot of rain, 48 degrees. >>> in sports danica patrick makes history this sunday when she becomes the first woman to start the daytona 500 at the poll position. but as mark strassmann reports the race car driver is more concerned about where she finishes in nascar's biggest race. >> ready to race. >> reporter: danica patrick in the lime green number 10 car had the fastest qualifying time for nascar's biggest race. more than 196 miles per hour. >> that's a great lap, guys. >>
with the national atomic energy agency. >>> and "the wall street journal" says the u.s. and europeans have struck up a trade deal. it could take two years to compete. >>> "usa today" says there use news on chuck hagel. they could decide tomorrow. republicans are threatening to stonewall the nomination and moderate republican susan says she'll appose hagel. >> at a hearing yesterday patrick donohoe told senators the postal service needs their help. last year, keep in mind the post office loft nearly $16 billion. >>> and the "los angeles times" says researchers believe they may have spotted the youngest black hole in the galaxy and it's not fashion only 200,000 light years away. some say a black hole could provide a passage to another >> announcer: this national weather report sponsored by kay jewelers. every kiss begins with kay. >>> this morning los angeles police are defending the fiery end to the shoot-out with christopher dorner. we did not intentionally burn down that cabin to get mr. dorner out. >> our carter evans with new details on how things ended. >>> and ano
program in the u.s.a. they took to the streets of new york city. the show can be seen in more than 150 markets around the world. >> all right. 35, 37, 38? >> you know, i think about it- year-old power ranger. >> well, they look great. >> 20 years and they are 15. if they start with 15, and that is -- >> which power ranger would you be? >> oh -- >> just pick a color. >> well, i would not be the pink one or the yellow one. those are probably the girl ones. blue. >> okay. >> maybe green. >> all right. she doesn't want to be the girly one. the pink. >> all of the girly ones do kick butt. >> yes all of them do. >>> okay. still to come on eyewitness news saturday morning -- [ no audio ] the temperatures in the 30s. windy tomorrow, going to be pretty cold through the day. 47 on tuesday with rain. 41 and 39 with the return of the sun on wednesday and thursday. >>> a familiar site is returning to baltimore east. underarmser going to open their doors this weekend. >> jessica kartalija has more. >> reporter: good morning. under armor announced it is o
this morning. the u.s. government is joining a lawsuit accuses lance armstrong of using performance enhancing drugs. the dep of justice is acting on behalf of the postal service which spent $30 million po support arm strong's racing teams. justice department officials say they will argue armstrong defrauded the government. >> it requireings everybody who works for it not to use any illegal drugs. armstrong claims he was in fact blood doping. >> armstrong denies the postal service suffered any losses. after denying doping allegations for years he admitted to using illegal drugs during an interview with oprah winfrey last month. >> coming up celebrating the 100th anniversary of the woman's march. >> find out more about laura newman. >> a look at last night's winning lottery number. >> a new county executive laura new man was sworn in yesterday replacing disgraced john leopold. we have more. >> who is laura newman. >> that name is unknown to me. >> does that worry you at all? >> a little bit. considering what's happened in the past. >> for most folks in the county the name just doesn't ring a be
for. >> reporter: no indication yet the horse meat labeled beef has reached the u.s., but be sure the meat you're buying is what the label says it is. that butcher is the kind of guy who knows everyone's name, customers trust him. the trouble is, david, of course, that kind of service can cost you more, and when you're trying to feed a family, every dollar counts. >> thanks very much this morning. savannah? >>> a massive sculpture commemorating a special moment in american history is making waves this morning along san diego's waterfront. kristen dahlgren to explain. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. san diego is a big military town, so many people see this as incredibly patriotic. others just see it as an eyesore. people have actually resigned over it. take a look. 25-foot, 14,000-pound statue is causing a plus-sized controversy. it is one of history's most iconic images, the photograph taken at the end of world war ii has become larger than life, but not everyone likes how literally one artist took that. >> the ultimate in bad taste. >> reporter: the 25-foot bro
authority is the lead investigator. both the u.s. coast guard and the national transportation safety board, the ntsb, are heavily involved, interviewing passengers and crew, trying to determine why the fire broke out and how it was handled and ultimately trying to prevent something like this from ever happening again. lester? >> thanks. the ordeal on the carnival "triumph" was difficult for everyone on board. for some, it did become a dire emergency. our chief medical correspondent, dr. nancy snyderman, has a story of one family's dream cruise that turned into a hair-raising evacuation on the high seas. [ cheers ] >> they're safe! >> thank you. >> reporter: their trip was supposed to be a birthday party and family reunion at sea. planned for more than a year and including 31 relatives. >> for me it was the most scariest part. i thought they're here for my birthday. >> reporter: this trip of a lifetime was ruined when at 5:30 last sunday the ship's p.a. system sounded alarms. their thoughts instantly turned to one member -- rachel alderett, 54 years old and suffering kidney disease. she nee
countries won't arm syrian rebels. britain pushed the idea at a meeting of foreign ministers. the u.s. has also rejected the idea. >>> "usa today" says there's a change of tactics for teachers and students if they become targets of a shooting. in the past they were told to hide and wait for help. now police videos tell victims to confront a shooter if all else fails. >>> "the washington times" says sarah palin is returning to the spotlight. palin will address a conservative political action conference next month in maryland. >>> the "wall street journal" finds students who graduate with a degree in the arts rack up the biggest student loan debts. the average debt of graduates from specialized art schools runs $21,500. graduates from research university have an average debt of about $18,000. >>> the "los angeles times" says microsoft has opened its new webmail service outlook.com. this comes as microsoft shuts down its hotmail brand. those who already have a hotmail address can still use it. >>> and the "houston chronicle" says a woman who gave birth to a rare form of q
with u.s. anti-doping agents. he had until wednesday to testify under oath about his drug use, which could have helped reduce his lifetime ban from sports. but amid concerns about his criminal and civil liability, armstrong said through his attorney he'd only testify at an international tribunal. however, at this point, no such tribunal, in fact, exists. >>> he was once a rising political star. now, former congressman jesse jackson jr. faces up to five years in prison, after admitting he spent some $750,000 of campaign funds on personal items. items including a fur coat, an apartment, a rolex, even a fedora once worn by michael jackson. he apologized for letting down the people of chicago. >>> and a highly-respected former senator, pete domenici of new mexico, revealed a secret. he fathered a child in the 1970s with the 24-year-old daughter of a senate colleague, paul axle of nevada. domenici has been married for more than 50 years and has 8 children with his wife. >>> take a look at this image. nasa calling the colossal sunspot. the dark, black spot, still growing. it is already six
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